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Studies: Weight-loss surgery can put diabetes into remission
USA Today

Obesity surgery can reverse the signs of diabetes, according to small new study, allowing many patients to quickly reach normal blood-sugar levels while reducing or eliminating their need for insulin or other medications. In the study of 150 patients with Type 2 diabetes, 42% of those randomly assigned to the stomach-reducing surgery saw their blood sugar drop to normal levels, according to research presented in Chicago at the annual meeting of ithe American College of Cardiology.